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Doc Edge Presents: 2 Award-winning Short Films

Doc Edge Presents: 2 Award-winning Short Films

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  • Sat 26 Aug ’17, 3:30pm – 5:00pm


Embassy Theatre, 10 Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria, Wellington Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $19.00
  • Child/Senior: $12.50
  • Student: $15.00

Short No. 1: On the Backs of Women
New Zealand 2016
Directors: Dean Easterbrook, Dave Henderson

Three entrepreneurial Burmese women, each with their own set of challenging life circumstances, struggle to survive and rise out of poverty.

Winner: Best New Zealand Short Film, Doc Edge Festival 2016.

Short No. 2: A Girl In the River: The Price of Forgiveness
USA 2015
Director: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

More than 1000 women are killed in the name of “honor” in Pakistan every year. A Girl in The River: The Price of Forgiveness follows the story of a rare survivor who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.

Winner: Academy Award® Documentary (Short Subject) 2016, Best International Short Film, Doc Edge Festival 2016

Supported by MindFood

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Doc Edge Presents is a programme of regular documentary screenings throughout the year, usually on the last Saturday of the month (excluding May & December) in Auckland and Wellington.

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